OpenCon 2016 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data being held in Washington, DC.
The OpenCon 2016 Uganda satellite event will bring together students, early career academic professionals and open advocates from around Mbarara(although anyone from the surrounding areas are welcome to join us!)
Themed "Building Impact Through Openness in Action".
Our goal is to support and build the open community in Uganda . We want to empower attendees to make a difference in their respective fields through open research, data, education and access.
There will be tow speeches to inform the current state of open to the participants and focus group discussion around actions that we can take to make a change in the region.